Ben Gutmann (Norwood, NJ) is the founder and CEO of BassTech International, a worldwide distributor of raw materials for industry. Ben is a member of JNF's Northern New Jersey Board, and served as President. He has chaired several President’s Society Missions as well as JNF’s 2017 National Conference in South Florida. Ben and his wife, Susan, are Negev Society and World Chairman's Council members. Because of their deep commitment to Israel, they donated a park dedicated to the children of Nofey Prat. In addition, Ben and Susan have completed a biblical garden and pathway project with JNF partner LOTEM-Making Nature Accessible, at LOTEM’s Emek HaShalom Farm near Yoqneam. Ben, Susan and their family are very excited about this newly completed project which will help those with special needs in Israel.